April 2020

Electric Bass

ARTICLES

Caparison

Caparison Launches the Brocken 5-Bass

February 4, 2020
The first ever 5-string Caparison bass features the Fishman Fluence soapbar pickup system.
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Balaguer Guitars

Balaguer Guitars Releases the Monoceros Bass

January 30, 2020
The vintage-inspired model comes with a Darkglass Tone Capsule preamp.
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Fender

Fender American Ultra Jazz Bass: The Premier Guitar Review

January 30, 2020
An iconic bass undergoes a few tweaks to its formula, but make no mistake—this 4-string is all Jazz and then some.
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modulus

Modulus Basses Modern J5 RevOLite Demo | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
Legendary lightness and rigidity converge with absolutely thumping lows in a dynamic new fiver.
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Warwick

Warwick Unveils the Thumb NT LTD

January 13, 2020
A new long-scale model that's available in either 4- or 5-string models.
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Spector Legend 4 Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

January 10, 2020
This versatile, active P/J-configured 4-string comes in at just over five bills and absolutely earns its name.
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D Lakin

Dan Lakin Launches New Line of Electric Basses

November 18, 2019
The company'sfirst offering is the Model 1930, an original short-scale design that sports a single Curtis Novak Bisonic pickup.
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Fender

Fender Unveils American Ultra Series

November 5, 2019
New updates include sleek body contours, new Noiseless pickups, a redesigned preamp, and more.
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Cort

Cort Releases the Action HH4 Bass

September 6, 2019
The bass offers a unique wiring configuration and an active/passive switching option.
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Duesenberg

Duesenberg Unveils the Triton Bass

September 5, 2019
The five-way switch plus the seriel/parallel wiring provide an unusually wide range of sounds.
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Fender

Fender Releases the Phil Lynott Precision Bass

August 20, 2019
Master Builder John Cruz has painstakingly recreated this bass in precise detail with an ash body, custom pickguard, and a hand-wound ’78 P Bass split-coil pickup.
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Cort

Cort Unveils the GB74 Gig Bass

August 13, 2019
The new model incorporates the sounds of the humbucker, J-style single-coil and P-style split-coil.
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Framus

Summer NAMM 2019: Framus | Warwick Diablo II Progressive X & Lee Sklar I Signature Demos

July 21, 2019
Learn all about the German company's sleek new shred machine along with a legendary bassist's signature model that features the ever important "producer" switch.
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Spector

Summer NAMM 2019: Spector Bass Guitars Legend Standard Series Basses Demos

July 20, 2019
Boutique-level looks and quality abound in these shockingly affordable 4- and 5-string imports from the storied bass brand.
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Caparison

Caparison Announces the Dellinger Bass

June 26, 2019
A boutique 4-string loaded with Fishman Fluence pickups.
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Quick Hit: Traveler CL-3BE Review

June 20, 2019
Size-defying sound, price-defying appointments, and ready for a road trip.
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Cort

Cort Introduces the B4 Plus AS RM

May 1, 2019
This new model combines four tonal woods—including an all-new roasted maple fretboard treatment—in one balanced instrument.
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Reverend Triad Bass Review

April 21, 2019
Joe Naylor's latest 4-string is a triple-pickup champion of versatility, playability, and lookin’ good.
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Warwick

Warwick Releases the Teambuilt Sklar Bass I and RockBass Sklar Bass I

April 8, 2019
One of the most esteemed session bassists ever gets a pair of new signature models.
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Fender

Fender Announces Duff McKagan Signature Bass Collaboration

March 27, 2019
The instrument was based on the Pearl White bass McKagan used while recording Guns N' Roses’ debut album, Appetite for Destruction.
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